Fort McCoy public website gets new
|Fort McCoy’s public website has a new look and
additional features designed to improve usability. The new website still
can be accessed at the same URL
http://www.mccoy.army.mil and went live on Oct. 19.
The recent site revamp merged content previously available on the
installation’s public and garrison websites and aims to provide visitors
with improved ease of navigation, said Fort McCoy Public Affairs Officer
Linda M. Fournier.
An enhanced navigation structure allows users to find what they need
quickly and easily, Fournier said. New menu categories and layouts were
incorporated, and the website’s color scheme and format are in concert
with current Department of the Army branding.
The site’s index, or home page, is designed to serve as a portal to all
other site content. Here, visitors are greeted by a scrolling message, a
rotation of photographs depicting activities at the installation, a
switchboard-type entrance point to commonly accessed content, links to
the installation newspaper and Fort McCoy Area Guide, as well as a
The website’s main navigational menu is located at the top of the page
and features drop-down lists of all submenu content, which gives viewers
a clearer indication of all pages that exist on the site. Moving the
main navigational menu to the top of the home page also allowed for the
addition of a sub-navigation bar on the left-hand side of subsequent
secondary pages. Secondary pages provide for a main content area as well
as a right-hand column for contact information, links and other
frequently requested content. Even the site’s footer offers multiple
points of entry and information.
The redesign is intended to ensure the site remains effective and
The website redesign was a community project led by the Fort McCoy
Public Affairs Office and the 106th Signal Brigade Network Enterprise
Center at the installation. To find out more about Fort McCoy and browse
the newly designed website, please visit
alternatively, call 608-388-2407.